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Hot Jobs - Assistant Professor - Tenure Track, WCSU

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, Connecticut 06810


Western Connecticut State University

School of Professional Studies

Department of Nursing

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Academic Year 2017-18

Western Connecticut State University’s School of Professional Studies is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Department of Nursing.

The School of Professional Studies is comprised of four departments: Education & Education Psychology, Health Promotion & Exercise Science, Nursing, and Social Work. Undergraduate degrees are offered in each of these professional fields, as well as Master’s degrees in Nursing and Education & Education Psychology, and Doctoral degrees in Education and Nursing. The Nursing programs is one of the signature programs at WCSU and offers the following degrees in nursing: a B.S., M.S. with major in Nursing, R.N. to B.S. degree completion program accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE), and a unique collaborative online Ed.D. in Nursing Education, accredited by NEASC. Our graduates have achieved exceptional success on both the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) and American Nurse Credentialing Center Exam for Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/nursing .

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Nursing with relevant educational and clinical experience is required. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching with the ability to teach across the curriculum. For positions at the Assistant level, an academic Doctorate in Nursing or related field (Ph.D., Ed.D. or DNS) will be required at the time of tenure review. A current registered professional nurse with CT licensure is required at the time of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in departmental and university service by taking an active role in developing new curricula, advising and mentoring students, serving on departmental and university committees, assisting student groups on campus and engaging in professional activity. WCSU is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first generation and under-represented groups.

Salary & Benefits: The minimum starting salary is $59,668. Salaries are dependent upon years of relevant experience. In addition to offering competitive salaries commensurate with candidates' experience WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance.

Application Materials: Candidates must submit a letter which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position. The letter should include contact information, areas of teaching expertise and experience, areas of service and/or leadership, research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy. A curriculum vitae and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references that can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership should also be included in the application materials.

Application Deadline: Application materials must be submitted to facultyvitae@wcsu.edu. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #600-415. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer


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